Kevin and I were joined, at home, by two very dear friends this afternoon. They are Helen and Kim. It struck me just how long it has been since we have been able to spend a fair few hours of simple, quality time together. We realised that the last time we were able to enjoy... Continue Reading →
I had so many plans for progressing the garden, this year. I recall thinking about some of my plans, on New Years Eve, as I thought happily about the year ahead. Ten days later, my beautiful mum died! I lost all sense of time. My world changed. Initially, I was in such shock that my... Continue Reading →
Now I have reached my desired weight of 11st 2lbs, I need to maintain it, well within reason, I do expect to fluctuate a couple of pounds either way, especially during my monthly cycle. However, maintaining my measurements is going to be more important.. so every week I will measure my chest, waist and hips... Continue Reading →
Photo by Debbie Walker Just an update on the "Mystery Knitter", which I posted a blog about recently. (click here to read the original post) This was an article about a person (or group of people) who have been secretly creating and placing hand crafted toppers and covers around our local area. This plight was... Continue Reading →
When one persons inspirational good deed can positively impact upon a community spreading a smile or three during the most difficult time our country (and the whole world) has endured in a long time.
Sixteen days into my new healthy lifestyle and this morning I weighed in at 12 stone 3lb which means I have lost 6lbs in total. I must say I feel healthier although I am still struggling with painful joints and extreme stiffness. 6lbs isn’t a noticeable weight loss to anyone else (see pictures below) but... Continue Reading →
A year of truly understanding the value of connections, relationships and self-resilience. Loss, Love, Loneliness and Laughter For me, like many I'm sure, a rollercoaster year where the lowest lows have been visited, and the highs of appreciation have taken flight. Who we have in our life, and the strength we didn't know was ours,... Continue Reading →
By Deano Parsons. “Even under the most difficult circumstances, you can have creative flexibility.” - Anne M. Mulcahy. Lockdown can make you feel like you are going stir-crazy. Well, there are some simple things to remember that I believe will make each day at least bearable, while the lock-down is in place. Follow my simple 5... Continue Reading →